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Newegg has dropped the price of a G.Skill 32GB RAM kit to $174

RAM is priced at a premium these days, but this sale brings the cost back down to what it used to be.

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Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Studio will ship in more markets

The Surface Studio, Surface Book and Surface Dial will now available in many more Asian and European countries.

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PowerColor's Radeon RX 470 graphics card is down to $120

Newegg's sale also includes an Asus RX 470 graphics card for $130.

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Microsoft winds up work on Windows 10 Creators Update

Work on Microsoft Windows 10's next feature upgrade, dubbed the Creators Update, appears to be done, with a release expected within two weeks.

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Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop

The Razer Blade Pro's THX certification applies only to its 4K IGZO screen and its headphone jack—but hey, it's still the first!

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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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Microsoft paces delivery of Windows 10 upgrades

If Microsoft rolls out next month's Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade as it did 2016's mid-year refresh, it will take about three months for the latest version to reach most eligible devices.

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Consumers sue Microsoft, allege Windows 10 upgrade destroyed data, damaged PCs

Three people from Illinois have sued Microsoft, claiming that the free Windows 10 upgrade they installed on their PCs caused "data loss and damage."

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Asus' popular 144Hz gaming monitor has dropped to $205

This favorite among gamers of all stripes is now available on the cheap.

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Every custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card revealed so far: Aorus, MSI, EVGA, Zotac, Asus and more

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was limited to Founders Edition reference models at launch, but graphics card makers like MSI and Asus are already teasing custom versions.

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Meet PC Building Simulator, a DIY teaching tool that could be the novice's best friend

PC Building Simulator is a game that wants to teach you how to build your own computer. Can it really? PCWorld's experts dig in.

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Dell's 28-inch 4K monitor is just $300 right now

This 4K UHD monitor usually costs between $450 and $500, but Amazon's currently dropped the price back to its last all-time low.

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Building virtual PCs in PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator says it teaches you how to build your own computer. Is it true? PCWorld's PC gurus put it to the test.

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Dell's wild 8K monitor goes on sale with a just-as-stunning price tag

Dell's UP3218K 8K monitor is made for deep-pocketed professionals.

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Corsair One review: Small, fast, and surprisingly quiet

Corsair's first PC build is beautifully engineered, totally liquid cooled, and no fun to wrench on.

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The anatomy of a powerful desktop with an ARM chip

When he was growing up, a dream of Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds was to acquire the Acorn Archimedes, a groundbreaking personal computer with the first ARM RISC chips.

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Micro Center has cut the price of the Ryzen 1700X to $370

Making this deal even sweeter is an additional $50 off if you grab a compatible motherboard—and yes, there are X370 boards in stock.

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Mingis on Tech: A dive into Windows 10 Creators Update and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Update. But what comes after that in the years ahead for PCs, and Macs, and mobile devices? Are we headed for a voice-activated future?

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